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  • 1 March 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer (CO) of the Pearl Harbor-based fast attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) was relieved of his duties Feb. 27 due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command. Cmdr. Tory Swanson was removed from his position by Captain Harry Ganteaume, Commander, Submarine Squadron 1, based at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) based at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, was relieved of his duties today by Commander, Carrier Strike Group 8, Rear Adm. Bret Batchelder. Capt. Brian K. Sorenson was relieved of his duties by Batchelder due to loss of confidence in his ability to command following […]

  • 3 August 2011

    HMS Sutherland fires her main 4.5-inch gun as part of NATO’s Operation Unified Protector to safeguard the civilian population of Libya. Destroyer HMS Liverpool has returned to front-line duties off Libya, taking over from frigate HMS Sutherland. The type 23 had a busy week on the NATO tasking, running boarding operations against suspicious vessels and […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of USS Lake Erie (CG 70) was relieved of his duties April 27, due to loss of confidence in his ability to command. Capt. John Banigan was relieved by Rear Adm. Dee Mewbourne, commander of Carrier Strike Group 11. The decision was based on the findings of an investigation into poor command […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Authorities

      The Commanding Officer of USS The Sullivans (DDG 68), was relieved of command May 8, 2012, by Commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet, Vice Adm. Frank C. Pandolfe due to loss of confidence in his ability to command. Cmdr. Derick Armstrong was relieved as a result of an unprofessional command climate that was contrary to good […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Training & Education

    In yet another step toward becoming a fully mission-capable aircraft carrier, Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson’s (CVN 70) weapons department worked around-the-clock Feb. 17-18, making her a warship poised to do the nation’s tasking. “A weapons onload is when we receive the ammunition the ship requires to be combat-ready from an […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Around 1.700 of Royal Navy personnel are away from home and on duty over Christmas, said the Royal Navy today, December 25. From the Gulf and the fight against Daesh to the frozen Antarctic, 18 warships, Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships, Fleet Air Arm squadrons, submarines and Royal Marines units are deployed or on duty as […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The U.S. Navy’s first afloat forward staging base-interim, USS Ponce (AFSB-I), arrived in Bahrain for duty in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), July 6. Prior to arriving in theater, Ponce, formerly designated as an amphibious transport dock (LPD), was converted and reclassified as an AFSB(I) in April to fulfill a long-standing U.S. […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s executive officer of Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF) Barking Sands was relieved of his duties April 24, due to unsatisfactory performance.   Cmdr. Garron Morris was removed from his position by Capt. Bruce Hay, PMRF commanding officer. Morris, who had served as executive officer since March 2012, has been administratively reassigned within […]

  • 15 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Following an extensive refit period in January, Royal Navy’s River-class patrol ship HMS Tyne has swiftly resumed her duties, protecting natural resources and the integrity of her territorial waters. 2015 will be a busy year for the Fishery Protection Squadron vessel, whose primary task remains the enforcement of UK and EU regulations intended to preserve […]

  • 29 April 2011
    Authorities

      The commander of a guided-missile destroyer has been relieved of command while the Navy investigates allegations of misconduct… (seattlepi) [mappress] Source: seattlepi, April 29, 2011;

  • 6 September 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer (CO) of the Groton-based Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Springfield (SSN 761) was relieved of his duties September 4th due to loss of confidence in his ability to command. Commander Daniel Lombardo was removed from his position by Captain John McGunnigle, Commander, Submarine Squadron 4. CDR Lombardo has been administratively reassigned to […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Industry news

    Amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) was declared fit for duty after successfully completing Final Contract Trials (FCTs) December 7. FCTs are the final in-depth examination of all newly constructed ships to ensure the ship meets all Navy standards and requirements. After a ship is delivered to the Navy, they remain under warranty […]

  • 5 February 2014

    The Canadian Navy ship HMCS Regina is en route to the Arabian Sea to replace HMCS Toronto and resume the Canadian duties within Combined Task Force 150 (CTF 150) in mid-February.   This is the second deployment on Operation ARTEMIS for HMCS Regina. HMCS Toronto, which departed Halifax on January 14, 2013, has completed her […]

  • 1 April 2012
    Authorities

    The chief of the boat of USS Florida (SSGN 728) (Gold) was relieved of duty March 30 by the commander of Submarine Squadron 16, at Kings Bay, Ga. Capt. Stephen Gillespie relieved Master Chief Machinist’s Mate (SS) Charles Berry, due to dereliction of duty while assigned as the chief of the boat. During an investigation […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of USS Shamal (PC 13) based in Naval Station Mayport, Florida, was relieved of her duties Aug. 18, by Commander, Naval Surface Squadron (CNSS) 14 Capt. Glenn Kuffel. Lt. Cmdr. Alisha E. Hamilton was relieved of her duties by Kuffel due to loss of confidence in her ability to command following the […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Authorities

    Rear Adm. Rick Breckenridge, Commander, Submarine Group 2, relieved Cmdr. Luis Molina, commanding officer of USS Pasadena (SSN 752) on Jan. 25 due to loss of confidence in executing his duties as the submarine’s commanding officer.  “I have lost confidence in Cmdr. Molina’s ability to effectively lead USS Pasadena through its maintenance overhaul,” said Breckenridge. […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Authorities

    USS Tortuga’s (LSD 46) Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Thomas Goudreau and Executive Officer, Cmdr. John Fleming, were relieved of their duties Dec. 16, due to loss of confidence in their ability to safely operate and navigate the ship and their credibility to lead the crew. At approximately 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 6, USS Tortuga (LSD 46) […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere will be performing counter-piracy duties off the Horn of Africa after completing a promotional tour to Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The Carlo Bergamini-class frigate started her “Italian industry showcase” deployment in December last year and traveled as far as Australia displaying her capabilities during at-sea maneuvers and […]

  • 24 April 2011
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy says two top officers of a Virginia-based ship have been relieved of their duties after an investigation into hazing and other… (contracostatimes) [mappress] Source: contracostatimes, April 24, 2011;

  • 5 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to Wilmington on March 2, following a 46-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. During the patrol, the crew aboard the Diligence was diverted to conduct a search and rescue mission of four Italian sailors aboard the 30-foot sailing vessel Algeria, which became disabled off the Coast of […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Capt. Jim Aiken, commander, Task Force 65, relieved Cmdr. Dennis Volpe, commanding officer of the Mayport-based frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), Feb. 25, due to loss of confidence in Volpe’s ability to command.   The relief occurred following a preliminary inquiry into a Feb. 12 grounding incident in Samsun, Turkey. The grounding occurred as Taylor […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal Navy drug buster HMS Argyll has formally handed over the reins to HMS Severn as the two ships met up in the North Atlantic ocean. The Type 23 frigate is on her way home for Christmas while HMS Severn will spend the next six months tackling drug smugglers, assisting in the event of natural […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Training & Education

    After an extremely busy seven month deployment in the Eastern Mediterranean and Gulf region, Naval ship HMS Montrose has set sail to come home after handing over duties to HMS Diamond in the mission to remove chemicals from Syria.   Since arriving in the eastern Mediterranean in January, HMS Montrose has been working alongside warships […]

  • 13 February 2014

    HMS Westminster has handed over her Op Kipion duties in the Indian Ocean to her sister ship HMS Somerset and is heading home, due for return at the end of the month.   The frigate rounded off her six-month deployment with a final replenishment at sea with US Naval Ship (USNS) Alan Shepard. While keeping […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy announced it has eliminated seven shipboard collateral duties while a working group will further review all collateral duties for the potential to be eliminated or consolidated. The removed duties are part of an effort to remove unnecessary burdens and distractions from sailors to allow them to focus on core warfighting. The seven […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Voice actors from the popular video game ‘Call of Duty – Black OPS II’ visited the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), March 4.   James Burns, the voice of Sgt. Frank Woods, and Kamar de los Reyes, the voice of Raul Menendez, portrayed in the video game ‘Call of Duty – Black Ops […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of Strike Fighter Squadron One Zero Six (VFA-106) based at Naval Air Station Oceana was relieved of his duties Aug. 26 by Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic. Cmdr. Edward C. White was relieved by Rear Adm. Michael Shoemaker due to loss of confidence in his ability to command following the preliminary findings […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Authorities

    On 13 July 2012, Rear Admiral Rainer Endres (German Navy) handed over the role of Deputy Operation Commander (DCOM) of the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia – Operation Atalanta to Rear Admiral Gualtiero Mattesi (Italian Navy). The handover was conducted at the EU NAVFOR Operation Headquarters (OHQ) in Northwood, near London. Rear Admiral […]